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WorldIran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker - Iran state tv

21:45  19 july  2019
21:45  19 july  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Iran ' s Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Friday. The tanker was taken to a coastal area and turned over to the authorities to take the necessary legal steps, state television said .

Iran ' s Revolutionary Guard claims a British tanker it still holds, Stena Impero, failed to follow international maritime rules. Oil prices moved higher after reports of the first ship seizure during afternoon trading in the United States . West Texas Intermediate crude futures settled up about 0.6

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker - Iran state tv © Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images HORMUZ ISLAND, IRAN - MAY 2, 2017: From a remote beach front two oil tankers are seen at a distance in the waters of Strait of Hormuz on May 2, 2017 in Hormuz Island, Iran. (Photo by Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images)

DUBAI - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Friday.

The IRGC seized the tanker at the request of the maritime authorities in the Iranian province of Hormozgan for "not following international maritime regulations," state television cited an IRGC statement as saying.

The tanker was taken to a coastal area and turned over to the authorities to take the necessary legal steps, state television said.

(Reporting By Dubai newsroom Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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